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How do I change the belt tensioner on a 2005 Acura TL? It is making a chirping sound, and the dealer says it is the tensioner. Does that sound right?... Read full answer
How do I change the belt tensioner on a 2005 Acura TL? It is making a chirping sound, and the dealer says it is the tensioner. Does that sound right?
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Mechanic for Acura: George H., ASE Certified Technician replied 8 years ago
George H.
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Hello I will help you with your question,

 

Yes it can be the tensioner making a chirping noise,

 

IT is likely the pulley that needs to be replaced but you can check this by spraying the belt with a water bottle or glass cleaner bottle, if the noise stops it is the belt making noise and you should replace the tensioner and the belt but if the noise does not stop then you can replace the tensioer complete or just the pulley.

 

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A piece of the belt cover will need to be trimmed

 

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Look these over and let me know how I can help you with this

 

Thank you

 

 

 

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